Preen F/W 2012

Posted by Stephan Moskovic | February 16th, 2012

Preen Fall/Winter 2012

Preen‘s vision has always been individual, so it seems fitting that Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi look towards independent women for their fall inspiration. Citing children’s author, Beatrix Potter as a reference point, Thornton and Bregazzi craft a subtly Victorian collection that thrives on print and texture. Don’t expect to see Potter’s famous character, Peter Rabbit cropping up in any of those on trend pencil skirts, the designers sought out a more esoteric reference, brining Potter’s botanical drawings to life on silken blouses and subtly sequined dresses. Pairing these fresh out of the garden touches with color-blocking and cubic patterns made for an appealing melange of the hard and soft. The look was punctuated by disco-worthy platform heels from the designers’ collection for high street brand, Aldo. The floral pair seem destined for the kind of editorial glory that elevates an accessory from striking runway piece, to real life must have.

Photos: Stephan Moskovic
Text: Janelle Okwodu

Stylist: Sarah Richardson
Casting: Noah Shelley for AM Casting
Hair: Paul Hanlon
Makeup: Gucci Westman

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10 Comments to “Preen F/W 2012”

  1. TpC says:

    This trend lately of the frozen in place windtunnel hair styles just aren’t working for me… Beyond the catwalk, it just looks silly.

  2. Bruce Edwin says:

    great shoes, cute clothes, and great girls

  3. HISLENS says:

    Amazing photos! Perfect cast! Preen was def. a highlight of NYFW.

  4. The Idan says:

    The floral prints and lace are very beautiful! Great Collection! Love Love Love!

  5. Sun Paul says:

    shoes are great but the clothes are not that good for me, prints, color-block and lace are all over the place.

  6. Deborah Ilunga says:


  7. Maar says:

    that first model, on the first pic, who is she? i saw her on several shows and i think i am in <3. so beautiful, so elegant, so graceful, a tad melancholic gaze.. a woman, indeed. oh my..

  8. kevin says:

    @Maar the first model in the pic is Kati Nescher!

  9. Maar says:

    just in time 🙂 i am reading an article as we speak in new york fashion. thnx Kevin :))) LOVE the fact she’s 27 yr old woman. a stunner.